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Cover for Negotiating the intersections between dark tourism and pilgrimage.

This chapter discusses some of the interconnections between dark tourism and pilgrimage/religious travel within the following four themes: (1) dark tourism and pilgrimage as heritage; (2) dark tourism and pilgrimage as a mechanism of resilience; (3) dark tourism and pilgrimage as a mediator between ...

Author(s)
Korstanje, M. E.; Olsen, D. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Changes in motivations for journeys to death spaces: the case of thanatourism.

This chapter discusses the motivations, values and identities of thanatourism. The motivation to visit death spaces could be related to religion, personal or social identity, empathy and remembrance. However, there are also secular sets of motivations, including education and cognition, curiosity,...

Author(s)
Tanas, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Recommended on-farm euthanasia practices.

This chapter discusses topics relative to euthanasia, including indications for euthanasia, methods to be applied, how to confirm unconsciousness and death and the human side of euthanasia as it applies to emotional and psychological well-being. Electrical methods, inhalants and the use of...

Author(s)
Woods, J.; Shearer, J. K.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245219)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Interpreting the sacred in dark tourism.

This chapter looks at social constructions of pilgrimage and dark tourism sites through examining death-related rituals in the city of Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. In doing so, it investigates how tourists engage with and understand sacred spaces through examining ontological, phenomenological...

Author(s)
Nitasha Sharma
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pilgrimages to terror: the role of heritage in dark sites.

This chapter explores the limitations and caveats framed into the specialized literature on tourism and terrorism, focusing particularly on the capacity of terrorism to produce what is termed 'thanatopsis', or contemplations of death, which is the main commodity or experience at dark-related sites. ...

Author(s)
Korstanje, M. E.; Howie, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Im(possible) dark tourism in Bulgaria.

This chapter explores the (im)possibility of developing dark tourism as a tourism niche market in Bulgaria. In particular, it looks at the complex political and historical development of the country and focuses on the sensitive nature of death and Bulgaria's dark history as it relates to the...

Author(s)
Mileva, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The sublime darker heritage tourism aspects at St John's Co-Cathedral in Valletta, Malta.

This chapter examines the history and death-/memoria-related architecture and design of St John's Co-Cathedral in Malta. Its death-related art and architecture in the form of human bones and skulls, sepulchral monuments and burial slabs are examined, before discussing the relationship St John's has ...

Author(s)
Munro, D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A mass grave and a massacre: encounters with remembrances of death at wounded knee, South Dakota.

This chapter compares and contrasts Oglala Lakota perceptions of the Wounded Knee Massacre site and mass grave with tourist experiences to illustrate the challenges that come in trying to resolve how a massacre 'ought' to be remembered. Further, the chapter shows how Wounded Knee emerges as an...

Author(s)
Johannesen, D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Poultry handling and transport.

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has estimated that 87% of transported poultry is broiler chickens. Broiler death losses during transport average 0.2% but can vary greatly. In layers, poor feather cover is associated with more mortalities, and in broilers, poor...

Author(s)
Weeks, C. A.; Tuyttens, F. A. M.; Grandin, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Longevity and brevity - is death a welfare issue?

This chapter describes the concepts of duration of life, quality of life and death (natural or otherwise) in terms of animal behaviour, health and welfare.

Author(s)
Butterworth, A.; Yeates, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter

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